Heinold passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, surrounded by his family,
better known as “Corky’s Fan Club.”
Corky was born on
Sept. 24, 1939, in Peoria, Ill., to Eli and Georgina (Kinsman) Heinold.
On May 4, 1963,
Corky married the love of his life, Leone “Bunky” Putchaven. They celebrated
their 55th wedding anniversary this year.
Corky and Bunky
have three daughters: Kelly (Jimmie) Hennings, Michele (Mark) Hopkins, and
Shannon (Scott) Everett-Goldberg. He also has two daughters from a previous
marriage, Sherry Heinold and Brenda (Marc) Shoukry.
referred to as Pop, made many happy memories with his grandchildren: Katie
Jarka, James Hennings, Ryan and Emily Hopkins, Jack Everett and Wynn
Corky has two
sisters: Jeanie Allison and Judy (Sonny) Miller.
He will also be
missed by his brothers-in-law Clete, Larry (Karen) Putchaven, and Greg
Putchaven, and his sisters-in-law MaryLou Putchaven-Henderson and Sandy
Heinold, as well as by many nieces and nephews.
Corky was an avid
fisherman who was featured in Field & Stream magazine. He was a
lifelong car enthusiast and loved cruising the Loop in Chicago. Corky was a
great pool player. He also enjoyed snowmobiling and hunting. He was always
very generous and helped anyone he came across. Corky has always been known
for his great sense of humor. His favorite saying was PSA CAKE (piece of
Corky spent his
final month surrounded by an incredible amount of love from his wife Bunky,
his daughters, sons-in-law, grandchildren, his Putchaven family, his
sisters, and countless family and close friends. The family appreciates
everyone who visited. For a guy who loved attention, he sure did get it!
He is preceded in
death by his parents, brother Ron Heinold, father and mother-in-law Leo and
Lou Putchaven, brother-in-law Ron Allison, nieces Danette Heinold-Guth,
Megan Putchaven, Kristen Putchaven, and nephew Stewart Putchaven.
Visitation will be
held at White-Love Funeral Home at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27. Funeral
services by Pastor Phil Willingham will follow at 1 p.m. The family will
hold a private graveside burial at the Chesterton Cemetery following Pastor
Corky always gave
to those in need. In lieu of flowers, we ask that you perform an act of
kindness in Corky’s memory.